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Fake Facebook privacy notice circulates in response to proposed voting changeslatest privacy preoccupation to grip Facebook users appears to have been provoked by changes to the social media website’s data use policy made last week.Many users have been posting notices to their Facebook walls purporting to protect their copyright, stating in part, “In response to the new Facebook guidelines, I hereby declare that my copyright is attached to all of my personal details, illustrations, comics, paintings, professional photos and videos etc.”However, what Facebook does with information or materials shared on its site is governed by its own data use policy, which users agree to when they sign up for the site. Simply posting a notice to your wall cannot alter those terms. (AP Photo/dapd, Joerg Koch, File)

Fake Facebook privacy notice circulates in response to proposed voting changes
latest privacy preoccupation to grip Facebook users appears to have been provoked by changes to the social media website’s data use policy made last week.

Many users have been posting notices to their Facebook walls purporting to protect their copyright, stating in part, “In response to the new Facebook guidelines, I hereby declare that my copyright is attached to all of my personal details, illustrations, comics, paintings, professional photos and videos etc.”

However, what Facebook does with information or materials shared on its site is governed by its own data use policy, which users agree to when they sign up for the site. Simply posting a notice to your wall cannot alter those terms. (AP Photo/dapd, Joerg Koch, File)

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    Duh, Stupids.
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    Facebook responds to the “privacy statement” meme that’s been circulating today.
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    Fwd: all the dipshits I am friends with. You don’t need to be in law school to logically conclude that a wall post will...
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